RALEIGH, N.C - —
Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that registration is now open for the 2011 Red Hat Summit and JBoss World. This marks the seventh year that Red Hat has gathered customers, partners, visionary thinkers, technologists and open source enthusiasts to learn, network and explore open source. The event will be held in Boston at the Seaport World Trade Center, May 3-6, 2011.
A full list of sessions is now posted with talks covering a wide range of topics from general overviews and roadmaps of Red Hat's cloud, virtualization, platform and middleware offerings to the more developer-focused sessions that include tips, tricks and demonstrations. The event continues to grow in size and scale with more sessions, customer panels, hands-on labs, networking opportunities, interactive discussions, partner displays and much more.
The event will kickoff with a welcome from General H. Hugh Shelton (U.S. Army Retired), chairman of Red Hat's board of directors and former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Keynote addresses will include talks from Red Hat leaders including Jim Whitehurst, president and CEO; Paul Cormier, executive vice president and president, Products and Technologies; and Brian Stevens, CTO and vice president, Worldwide Engineering. A visionary keynote will be delivered by Jeremy Gutsche, author of Exploiting Chaos: 150 Ways to Spark Innovation During Times of Changeand founder of TrendHunter.com, one of the top trend-spotting sites in the world to identify what's next in marketing, design, technology and many other categories.
"I look forward to the Red Hat Summit and JBoss World each year as an opportunity to gather Red Hat's extended ecosystem to discuss the major trends affecting IT today," said Cormier. "Once again, we have a packed agenda with a broad palette of opportunities for attendees to engage with Red Hat experts, customers, partners and open source community members to learn about the latest in open source cloud computing, Linux, virtualization and middleware technologies."
To register for Red Hat Summit and JBoss World, please visit www.theredhatsummit.com. Follow Red Hat Summit 2011 on Twitter at http://twitter.com/RedHatSummit.
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Red Hat, the world's leading provider of open source solutions and a component of the S&P 500, is headquartered in Raleigh, NC with over 65 offices spanning the globe. CIOs ranked Red Hat as one of the top vendors delivering value in Enterprise Software for seven consecutive years in the CIO Insight Magazine Vendor Value survey. Red Hat provides high-quality, affordable technology with its operating system platform, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, together with virtualization, applications, management and Services Oriented Architecture (SOA) solutions, including Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization and JBoss Enterprise Middleware. Red Hat also offers support, training and consulting services to its customers worldwide. Learn more: http://www.redhat.com.
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